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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) decided to postpone the launch of the first Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-1) with the Spectroscopic Planet Observatory for Recognition of Interaction of Atmosphere (SPRINT-A) onboard on August 27 from the Uchinoura Space Center.
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The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s HTV-4 cargo vessel departed from the International Space Station today, Sept. 4, 2013. (This is an image of the vehicle being berthed to the station.) Photo Credit: NASA
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For many weeks and months the XCOR Team has been hard at work on a journey like no other, building Lynx. We would like to share that [...]
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Schedules of departure from the International Space Station (ISS) and of re-entry to the atmosphere for the H-II Transfer Vehicle “KOUNOTORI 4” (HTV4) are determined as follows:
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Japan’s H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) has flown three previous missions to the International Space Station. Today’s launch marks its fourth flight. Image Credit: JAXA
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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) cancelled today’s launch of the first Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-1) with the Spectroscopic Planet Observatory for Recognition of Interaction of Atmosphere (SPRINT-A) onboard from the Uchinoura Space Center, because an automatic stop alarm was issued as an attitude abnormality was detected approximately 19 seconds prior [...]